Manuscript sheet music
Scope and Contents of the Papers
This collection consists mainly of unpublished materials produced over the course of Rose Marie’s music career, namely manuscript (or draft) sheet music and noncommercial audio recordings. Of the sheet music, there are 77 separate compositions represented, most with a complete score. There are 103 audio recordings, most on 10” or 12” transcription discs, though there are some smaller discs and audio reels as well.
The collection also contains 80 photographs from the production of Top Banana and a handful of printed materials related to Rose Marie’s career such as programs and signed phonodisc sleeves. There are also a few items related to Rose Marie’s husband Bobby Guy and his work.
- Majority of material found within 1938 - 1975
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research use.
From the Collection: 15.7 Linear Feet (in 13 boxes)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English